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The lights are going out all over Europe

The threat of significant Russian cyberattacks against Western energy infrastructure is an increasingly clear and present danger

This week, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson warned that Russian retaliation for Western strikes on chemical weapons facilities in Syria could include attacks on power networks. Moreover, on 15 March 2018, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FBI released an alert confirming that for two years, ‘Russian government cyber actors’ have been targeting America’s critical infrastructure, successfully compromising several energy networks. In April, Cisco reported these

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